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Arctic Expedition - a serious winter adventure

Arctic Expedition - a serious winter adventure

Price: €1.150,00 p.p.
Down payment: €250,00 p.p.
This expedition is meant for everyone who is interested in the outdoors and wants to learn, or improve, skills in the field of winter-hiking under wintery conditions.

Maximum of 16 participants
After receipt of your deposit you will receive from us the other information about the trip, course, workshop or package. You will also receive an application form At least 6 weeks before departure, the remainder of the travel sum must be paid. You will receive a payment link.
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09-02-202 - 15-02-2020 (down payment) - Main booker: €250,00
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Arctic Expedition - a serious winter adventure

The Eastern Frontier Arctic Expedition is an unforgettable experience. You will sleep outdoors under the stars and, where possible, in wilderness huts. You will walk on unbroken snow in snowshoes or glide across it on skis. The deep dark of winter and the quiet wilderness create a truly magical setting that charms even the most experienced outdoor enthusiasts. Our experienced local guides are specialists in arctic conditions, and will take you on an unforgettable journey into the land they call home. During the expedition, you can also go ice fishing and cook your catch on open fire.

Who is the expedition for:

The Expedition is for everyone who everyone who is interested in spending time outdoors in winter, and in learning more or improving their skills during a guided expedition. During this one-week expedition, you will learn or revise the most important bushcraft skills required on a winter expedition under the guidance of professional and clear instructors. You will learn about the cycles of Nordic nature, and the local plants and animals. The course teaches you the skills you need to trek outdoors independently and develop your skills on your own

The last night of the course will be in a cabin or hotel, so that you are well rested after for your way home.

During the expedition you will learn, among other things:

  • The basics of navigation
  • Safety of hiking in winter
  • Food hygiene and storage
  • Different ways of making fire and their uses
  • Cook on an open flame and use a portable stovetop/ burner.
  • How to make different cooking utensils in/out of nature
  • Spending the night in cold conditions
  • Basic winter first aid
  • What to do in an emergency situation

Included in this course:

  • All meals except the last evening
  • 1 night in a hotel/log cabin (last night)
  • Transport from the airport/railway station to the training location
  • Transportation from hotel/log cabin to airport/railway station
  • Snow shoes, cross country skis
  • Husky sleigh ride
  • Professional guidance from 2 to 3 instructors
  • A fantastic winter nature experience  
  • 10% discount in the webshop of www.bushpappa.nl

Not included:

  • Flight ticket to/from Helsinki, flight or train ticket to/from Joensuu
  • Insurance
  • Personal equipment
  • Snacks
  • Drinks at the hotel

If you don't have the right equipment, you can rent it from us, except for clothing. Think of sleeping bag, backpack, hammock, tarp or sleeping mat. If you want to rent equipment you can indicate this in the booking form which you will receive after booking this trip. We will then contact you.

After registration you will receive a packing list with the necessary equipment and additional information about the trip and the flight(s) and/or train(s) to be booked.

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